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La Chambonie tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chambonie in Loire

Photo is of Olliergues at 12 km from La Chambonie

Visit La Chambonie: highlights and tourist information

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La Chambonie is situated in the Loire department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Olliergues at 12 km and Courpiere at 16 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Chambonie, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to La Chambonie in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Olliergues

Olliergues

at 12 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Olliergues is a small village with an unspoiled historic centre in...

See Olliergues guide
Courpiere

Courpiere

at 16 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Once home to Coco Chanel, Courpiere is a village...

See Courpiere guide
Thiers

Thiers

at 20 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Not always considered a tourist destination, Thouars actually has a facscinating historical...

See Thiers guide
Ambert

Ambert

at 22 km (direction south), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet town of Ambert in the Natural Regional Park of...

See Ambert guide
 
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Chateldon

Chateldon

at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The ancient city of Chateldon still retains an important part of its...

See Chateldon guide
Billom

Billom

at 32 km (direction west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

It is the half-timbered houses and medieval gateways that provide the...

See Billom guide
Sauxillanges

Sauxillanges

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The principal monuments in Sauxillanges, the monastery and the castle, are...

See Sauxillanges guide
Usson

Usson

Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

One of the least developed of the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Usson guide
Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux

Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Montpeyroux is a small village now listed among the...

See Montpeyroux guide
Issoire

Issoire

at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

Best known for its romanesque church, Issoire is a very...

See Issoire guide
La Chaise-Dieu

La Chaise-Dieu

at 47 km (direction south), in the Haute-Loire department

The church, cloisters and Danse Macabre fresco in the abbey...

See La Chaise-Dieu guide
Vichy

Vichy

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Allier department

The spa town of Vichy is best known for...

See Vichy guide
Auzon

Auzon

at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Haute-Loire department

The cobbled streets of Auzon wind up the hill from...

See Auzon guide
Riom

Riom

at 52 km (direction west-north-west), in the Puy-de-Dome department

The quiet regional town of Riom has several monuments of...

See Riom guide

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Map of places to visit near La Chambonie

 
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Markets in and near La Chambonie

  • Noiretable: market Saturday (8km)
  • Courpiere: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Saint-Remy-sur-Durolle: market Sunday (20km)
  • Boen: market Thursday (20km)
  • Thiers: market Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Ambert: market Thursday (22km)
  • Montbrison: market Saturday (29km)
  • Lezoux: market Saturday (30km)
  • Billom: market Monday (32km)
  • Puy-Guillaume: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about La Chambonie, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near La Chambonie, France

What to do at La Chambonie? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting La Chambonie.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Aulteribe Chateau (20km)
  • Villeneuve-Lembron Chateau (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale Saint-Victor et Sainte-Couronne d'Ennezat (Ennezat) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Austremoine d'Issoire (Issoire) (45km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Mailhat (Lamontgie) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de l’écomusée (42km)
  • Parc du domaine royal de Randan (43km)
  • Jardins du château d'Hauterive (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bois Noirs (26km)
  • Col des Pradeaux (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
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Geography and distances

La Chambonie is in the eastern-center of France at 61 kilometres from Saint-Etienne, the department capital (general information: La Chambonie is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chambonie

Canton: Noirétable

Arrondissement: Montbrison

Department: Loire

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 42440

Distance to La Chambonie

from Saint-Etienne (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 595 km

from Nice: 359 km

from Bordeaux: 353 km

from Strasbourg: 437 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Chambonie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chamba, La Cote-en-Couzan, La Renaudie, Le Brugeron, Saint-Jean-la-Vetre and Vollore-Montagne.

This page in French: Visiter La Chambonie

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